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Introduction: Are Japanese Families in Crisis?

Merry Isaacs White

in Perfectly Japanese: Making Families in an Era of Upheaval

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520217546
eISBN:
9780520936591
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520217546.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter introduces a book in which notions of family life in Japan are discussed. The Japanese family is a patriarchal Confucian lineage family, the home is the source of respite, solace, and ... More


Lineages

Ruth Gamble

in Reincarnation in Tibetan Buddhism: The Third Karmapa and the Invention of a Tradition

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780190690779
eISBN:
9780190690809
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190690779.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, World Religions, Buddhism

Chapter 2 examines lineages in Tibetan society and the Buddhist tradition and explains how they influenced the development of Tibet’s reincarnation lineages. It begins by explaining the role of ... More


Cousins, Neighbors, and Citizens in Imbaba the Genesis and Self-neutralization of a Rebel Political Territory

Diane Singerman

in Cairo Contested: Governance, Urban Space, and Global Modernity

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774162886
eISBN:
9781617970351
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774162886.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter deals with the transformation of former Islamists in Imbaba or Islamist sympathizers into “neo-notables” and party officials. It argues that they were ultimately defending “the dignity ... More


Communities

Ruth Gamble

in Reincarnation in Tibetan Buddhism: The Third Karmapa and the Invention of a Tradition

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780190690779
eISBN:
9780190690809
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190690779.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, World Religions, Buddhism

Chapter 3 describes the various communities within which the traditions and institutions of reincarnation lineages developed. It begins by examining a subtle but influential shift in the discourse ... More


From Latö to Tsurpu

Ruth Gamble

in Reincarnation in Tibetan Buddhism: The Third Karmapa and the Invention of a Tradition

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780190690779
eISBN:
9780190690809
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190690779.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, World Religions, Buddhism

In chapter 6, Rangjung Dorje is forced to leave Orgyenpa’s hermitage because of political upheavals and makes his way to the Karmapas’ primary seat, Tsurpu Monastery, near Lhasa, where he spends his ... More


Generations

Stephen Fineman

in Organizing Age

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199578047
eISBN:
9780191806704
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199578047.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

This chapter focuses on the concept of ‘generation’ as a way of popularising the idea of age. It first considers how generations shape societies before discussing their implications for social and ... More


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